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Lady Margaret Beaufort Quiz

Lady Margaret Beaufort was the mother of King Henry VII and the matriarch of the Tudor dynasty, but how much do you know about her? Grab your favourite snack and beverage, make yourself comfortable and test your knowledge of this Tudor lady with our fun quiz.

Lady Margaret Beaufort Quiz

Q1) Margaret Beaufort's father was the grandson of which of King Edward III's sons?

Lionel of Antwerp

Edward, the Black Prince

Edmund of Langley

John of Gaunt

Q2) True or false: in 1453, Margaret Beaufort's wardship was sold to William Herbert, 2nd Earl of Pembroke.?



Q3) Margaret's first marriage may not have been a marriage at all. Who was she either betrothed or married to when she was six or seven before it was voided after the disgrace of his father in 1450?

Edmund Tudor

John de la Pole

Henry Stafford

Thomas Stanley

Q4) In which battle was Margaret's second (or possibly third) husband, Henry Stafford, injured?

Battle of St Albans

Battle of Bosworth

Battle of Barnet

Battle of Tewkesbury

Q5) At which of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville's children's christenings was Margaret given the honour of holding the child?

Prince Edward

Princess Elizabeth

Princess Cecily

Princess Bridget

Q6) True or false: Margaret Beaufort and Elizabeth Woodville began planning the marriage of their children, Henry Tudor and Elizabeth of York, after the death of Edward IV?



Q7) True or false: Henry Tudor became King Henry VII of England after he killed Richard III on the battlefield?



Q8) How long was it after Henry VII's coronation that he married Elizabeth of York?

2 weeks

1 month

2 months

5 months

Q9) How old was Margaret Beaufort when she died?





Q10) True or false: Margaret Beaufort witnessed the dual coronation of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon?



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  1. R

    Isn’t the distance between end of 0ctober and mid January more than two and a half months, so all of the choices are wrong?

    1. C - Post Author

      It’s still 2 months, rather than the other choices. Thanks!

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Lady Margaret Beaufort Quiz